The elements required in order to prove the offence of judicial or legal perjury
The court held that the accused never intended to obscure the truth or hide that which he was testifying about, and so acquitted him of all charges brought against him
Administrative decision must be notified to applicant and not to lawyer
Article 25 of the Probation Act states that a conditional discharge cannot be considered as a declaration of guilt
Warrants handed out following successful academic qualification

Qualification from a foreign university must match the local and EU regulations...

Qualification from a foreign university must match the...

Insurance policy holder should be in breach of policy to be held responsible for damages

Therese Cachia had four children, two of whom were minors and when the insurance policy was issued, she only had the two minor children living with her

Therese Cachia had four children, two of whom were minors...

Strong evidence required to prove a right

The court took the impression that in order to create a right in 2001, Gauci...

The court took the impression that in order to create a...

No need of court case, once contract solves the differences

The First Hall of the Civil Court decided that once parties to a legal action...

The First Hall of the Civil Court decided that once parties...

Is it the parish or the parish priest?

When a group of farmers filed the lawsuit against the Nadur parish priest, the defendants filed a statement of defence saying that they have no judicial...

When a group of farmers filed the lawsuit against the Nadur...

Boat driver not at fault in diving accident

The facts at play were common and as such the Magistrate’s conclusions...

The facts at play were common and as such the...

Extra works must be paid for

The Court of Appeal ruled that a contractor must be paid for extra works carried out

The Court of Appeal ruled that a contractor must be paid...

Steel Projects Limited vs Avantgarde Projects Limited

Steel Projects Limited brought proceedings in that the defendant was to pay the...

Steel Projects Limited brought proceedings in that the...

Stay of proceedings is an extraordinary measure

A stay of proceedings may be allowed, however, the principle should be that a...

A stay of proceedings may be allowed, however, the...

Anyone who may have an interest may be called into suit

The First Hall of the Civil Court accepted a plea by a defendant company to...

The First Hall of the Civil Court accepted a plea by a...

When a settlement is not full and final

A full and final settlement declaration does not mean that one cannot claim the balance of a claim due

A full and final settlement declaration does not mean that...

What is clear does not need any interpretation

The change of President takes place every five years and ‘an exceptional...

The change of President takes place every five years and...

Company blocks transfer of licence to competitor

The applicant must prove prima facie that it has a right to protect and that if...

The applicant must prove prima facie that it has a right to...

Civil procedures cannot be used to block criminal proceedings

This order was made to protect the interests of the applicant company, since it...

This order was made to protect the interests of the...

Court protects shareholder by appointing a director on company board

The mere fact that a shareholder is not represented on the board of directors...

The mere fact that a shareholder is not represented on the...

Small Claims Tribunal decision overturned

The court concluded that Baldacchino was to be paid the amount of money due to...

The court concluded that Baldacchino was to be paid the...

Seller has to pay for latent defects

The defendant was found responsible for paying damages together with the difference in price for an apartment because it suffered from latent defects at...

The defendant was found responsible for paying damages...

Authority ordered to issue Senglea extension

An application for structural alterations together with a roof extension on a...

An application for structural alterations together with a...

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